Mission Inspire a deeper interest in science through
creative and fun experiences for people of all ages.



STEM related U.S. jobs have grown


since the recession in 2007

Brainteasers, mind benders
and summer camps

Science curriculum for
USD 259 grades 1-5

Regional science and
engineering fair host



Coding, design and game
creation for grades 5-8

Largest dome theater in
Kansas, 360-degree screen

Solar telescopes look
directly at the sun


average U.S. starting salary for
a technical associate's degree



Majority of professional
computer engineers are men
Low unemployment rate
means greater job security
Engineering majors enjoy
the highest median salary

CreatorSpace to tinker,
create + innovate

Three-story kids castle with
catapult and activities

Design Build Fly
new exhibit opens 2017

KEVA simple blocks
illustrate math and physics



Nanoscience that
powers computer chips

Family nights with
special math stations

Building based on
geometry, a toroid


U.S. high school students are
offered no Algebra 2 classes



visitors and education outreach yearly


most visited attraction in Kansas


square feet of space


Wichita's iconic building on the Arkansas River serves as a springboard. Play ignites imagination. Exploration opens new worlds. Activities spark curiosity. Since opening in 2000, we've hosted more than three million

visitors. As each steps into a tornado simulator or looks inside a giant mouth, we launch a learner. Setting a path boundless in its potential. For the individual and our community. Click here to learn more.